Looking to take your skiing & boarding beyond the resort area boundary? If so, Snowy Mountains Backcountry is for you!
First Tracks is founded on over 20 years skiing & guiding experience in the Snowy Mountains. With intimate knowledge of the local backcountry, they want to share the deep passion for adventure with you.
Offering a variety of programs from introductory backcountry courses through to advanced guides, Snowy Mountains Backcountry has something for every level of backcountry enthusiast.
Snowy Mountains Backcountry operates from their headquarters in the Guthega Mountain Centre in Guthega Village. With the superb ski touring slopes of the Main Range, Guthega River area & The Paralyser Range at the doorstep it is ideally located at one of the best trail head departure points for backcountry touring in the Australia Alps.
Snowy Mountains Backcountry also offers equipment hire including Alpine Touring skis, climbing skins, adjustable poles & snowshoes as well as a retail store providing all the necessary gear!
Continue your First Tracks experience into the Backcountry with Snowy Mountains Backcountry! Ski or board from the top of the Ridge Chair in Blue Cow straight to the Guthega Mountain Centre where a guide will be waiting for you to take you on an introductory backcountry tour.
Please Note: A suitable level of fitness and an upper intermediate skiing/snowboarding ability is required for backcountry touring.
"Snowy Mountains Backcountry is amazing! We went on a guided back country trip recently and are total converts thanks to the amazing knowledge, awesome gear and technique tips and, of course, great chat throughout the day! We can't recommend Snowy Mountains Backcountry highly enough and are will be heading out with him again soon" – Heidi Reid.